This Week’s Best Events in San Francisco + New York
Rad Upcoming SF Events
THU. 1/28 | 6:00PM – 9:00PM @ THE CHAPEL
Come enjoy a four-part beer and chocolate pairing featuring San Francisco’s oldest brewery and renowned single-origin chocolate maker! The pairing will feature new and limited-release brews from Anchor Brewing and a unique, tasty selection from Dandelion Chocolate.
ADMISSION: FREE, 21+THE JAMES BROWN DANCE PARTY
FRI. 1/29 | 9:00PM @ MEZZANINE
Featuring members of James Brown Band, The J.B.’s, Sly And The Family Stone, CeeLo Green, Tedeschi Trucks Band and John Legend…we’ve GOT THE FEELIN’ that you won’t want to miss this one.
ADMISSION: $15-$20, 21+
HARD FRENCH WINTER BALL
SAT. 1/30 | 9:00PM @ STARLINE SOCIAL CLUB
The Hard French Winter Bal is going all; formal dress, informally wild, 60’s soul adult prom style. In the gorgeous ballroom of Oakland’s new Starline Social Club, they’ll be welcoming Oakland’s own 79-year-old living legend, Sugar Pie DeSanto. Bienvenidos Drag Lounge w/
Cosmic Drag numbers by Dulce de Leche, Kitty Von Quim, Jupiter, and Miss Cleo Patois!
WE CAN BE HEROES: A KARAOKE TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE
SUN. 1/31 | 8:00PM @ BUTTER
Let us celebrate the life, the art, the sound and vision of a man, a myth, a legend. The entire “Hunky Dory” and “Ziggy Stardust” albums will be played in order and any other Bowie songs they can fit in throughout the night.
BLUEGRASS MONDAYS WITH: THE ALABAMA BOWTIES
MON. 2/1 | 9:00PM @ AMNESIA
The Alabama Bow Ties are a group of young, voracious bluegrass pickers with plenty of history and experience. Dedicated to precision playing of the masters’ classics, we are happy to bring traditional bluegrass into the hearts of audiences far and wide.
THE SAN FRANCISCO MID WINTER BAR WORKERS BALL
TUE. 2/2 | 8:30PM @ RICKSHAW STOP
Broke-Ass Stuart & Anchor Brewing Company are proud to sponsor this year’s industry night by the service workers and for the service workers of San Francisco! FREE Anchor products for guests during the first hour | There will be spirits, eats, and games of the highest skill and taste!
ADMISSION: FREE TO SERVICE INDUSTRY WORKERS!, 21+
TOMORROW’S TULIPS, TEENAGE CHAIN, MATT BALDWIN
WED. 2/3 | 8:00PM @ THE CHAPEL
Equal parts pop experience and esoteric interests.
ADMISSION: $15.00, ALL AGES
BERNING DOWN THE HOUSE! – A FUNDRAISER FOR BERNIE SANDERS
THU. 1/28 | 8:00PM @ GOOD ROOM
Official petitions will be available to get Bernie on the ballot in New York, as well as artwork inspired by Bernie by several local artists. Bernie-themed merchandise will be available for purchase. Voter registration forms will also be available.
FRI. 1/29 | 9:00PM @ BAR CHORD
Afro/Cuban & Latin…Get ready to dance!
MARDI GRAS BOOZY BRUNCH
SAT. 1/30 | 11:30AM – 3:00PM @ THE HALL AT MP
Every Saturday and Sunday in January, the Hall at MP will host the Mardi Gras Boozy Brunch, with free music by the High & Mighty Brass Band (3 sets!) paired with a New Orleans special Menu by 2-Time Michelin Starred Chef, Michael Psilakis.
ADMISSION: NO COVER
DANNY KRIVIT, SOUL CLAP
SUN. 1/31 | 6:00PM @ OUTPUT
Before today is yesterday and after tomorrow is the future, Elyte and Cnyce’s paths were crossed for all time when a Sun Ra light beam sent from Saturn collided with the P-Funk Mothership and sent them tumbling to earth. Now, Soul Clap time travels on a musical spaceship of dopeness.
ADMISSION: $12 – $20
SOUL SERENADE: RHYTHM, BLUES, & COMING OF AGE THROUGH VINYL
MON. 2/1 | 7:00PM @ WORD BOOKSTORES BROOKLYN
In Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues, & Coming of Age Through Vinyl, Rashod Ollison, award-winning pop music critic and culture journalist, describes how soul music sustained him during his formative years growing up in central Arkansas in the 1980s and 1990s
ASK ME ANOTHER, GUEST: THE DUPLASS BROTHERS
TUE. 2/2 | 6:30PM @ THE BELL HOUSE
What you’ll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend’s house: one where scores are forgotten in favor of hilarious gaffes.
GET NAILED! SEXY MANICURES WITH VANITY PROJECTS AND WOMANIZER
WED. 2/3 | 7:00PM @ BABELAND SOHO
We’ve teamed up with the innovative artists at Vanity Projects and luxury sex toy designer Womanizer for a nail art pop-up shop. Get your art on while you enjoy cocktails, bedroom tips and arrive early; the first twenty-five guests will receive gift bags from Womanizer. You’ll be able to choose among unique sex toy designs for your mani. No vain, no gain. Sponsored by Womanizer.
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